The four day festival of Tangbi Mani is organised and performed by the locals of three villages, Tangbi, Goling and Kharsath, and is put on to display the rich cultural heritage of ancient Lhakhang. People from all over the villages attend the festival dressed in their best costumes, and it is believed that it brings happiness and better harvest and prosperity to the local people. This tour is a perfect opportunity for adventurers to witness, and come in close contact with the people of the villages, to learn about their way of living, believes, and more.
|26Sept.2012||Paro sightseeing & evening Thimphu|
|29Sep.2012||Drive to Bumthang|
|01Oct.2012||Bumthang Festival & sightseeing|
|02Oct.2012||Bumthang Festival & drive back to Gangtey/Phobjikha|
|03Oct.2012||Sightseeing & afternoon drive back to Paro|
|Activities||-||Cultural Tour, Sightseeing|
|Mode of Travel||-||Private Vehicle|
|Group & Staff||-||Min 2, Max 12, Responsible Adventures leader, local guides plus driver|
|Accommodation||-||'A' Class hotel|
Note: - This tour is based on Bangkok being the International flight connecting point. Book your international flights to meet the connection. Current schedule departs Bangkok for Paro at 2 different timings 4.35am and 5.50am Local time. The flight from Paro arrives in Bangkok on 2 timings 2.35pm and 3.00pm local time.
As festival times are the most popular times for visitors to come to Bhutan, flight seats and hotel rooms will be on high demand. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Nominated in the category "Best in Mountain Environment" on "Virgin Holidays, Responsible Tourism Awards 2010, 2011"